Dr. Elsa Gutierrez, MD

Dr. Elsa Gutierrez, MD

Internal Medicine | Female | 59 years old

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Dr. Gutierrez specializes in Internal Medicine and practices in Saint Louis, MO. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Gutierrez's Reviews

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based on 25 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in St louis, mo |
I wish I had gone to Dr. G first. So attentive to questions and very informed.
in chesterfield, mo |
As an acne sufferer, I made an appointment with this doctor. I have NEVER been treated in such a condescending manner by a healthcare professional. I understand as a dermatologist, you must encourage and promote sun safety. At the time, I was training for a race, and in spite of efforts to wear sunscreen, I had quite a tan. She condescendingly questioned whether I was a painter or a construction worker that worked outside. Very rude and unprofessional. Work on your tact, Dr. Gutierrez.
Spent no time in the waiting room. But waited in the examination room for over an hour. Once she got there she spent about 2 seconds looking at my problem which had not improved and then complained about her computer being slow, then told me to come back in 3 months. I also had the expensive medicine problem. It was $125 with out insurance, $95 with and did absolutely nothing for me.
in Ballwin, MO |
I would not recommend this doctor. She was treating my teens for acne and prescribed extremely expensive designer medications and discouraged the use of generics. In addition, she required every 2 month check ups before prescribing additional medication, at the cost of a $40 fee each time. I compared this with other dermatologists recommended by friends and their doctors simply give a year long prescription. Her instructions were confusing and we often left not being sure how to proceed.
St Charles, MO |
The communication was terrible - and after I called to dispute the bills that added up to $500+ for getting a simple blood blister removed they said they would call me back to discuss. Instead of a phone call they sent me to a collection agency the following week. And on top of all of that...the blood blister looked exactly the same once it healed. Again, I called the doc and she told me it's not her concern if I'm happy with the procedure - she's only concerned that I pay my bill.
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  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Dermatology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Dermatology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    University Dist Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    University Dist Hospital

    Completed in 1986

    Wash University
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wash University

    Completed in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Dermatology

Procedures Performed

  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

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